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Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

$4.5M Settlement In Casino Secondhand Smoke Suit

Vince Rennich had sued Tropicana Casino and Resort, saying his lung cancer was caused by 25 years of exposure to secondhand smoke inside the casino.

12/03/2010

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Bloomy: No Compromise On Smoking Ban

Mayor Michael Bloomberg put out Councilman Peter Vallone’s compromise plan about creating smoking zones in parks and beaches once again on Friday.

1010 WINS–10/15/2010

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Big Apple Closer To Expanding Public Smoking Ban

Hey outdoor tobacco lovers, smoke ‘em while you can. The City Council moved one step closer Thursday to expanding Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Smoke Free Air Act.

10/14/2010

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City Council Holds Hearing On Proposed Smoking Ban

Some passionated arguments are expected to be heard at a hearing this afternoon from both supporters and opponents of a proposed new outdoor smoking ban.

10/14/2010

The inventor of the electronic cigarette, Hon Lik smokes his invention in Beiijng on May 25, 2009. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad & The Smokey

As more cities ban smoking, diehards are looking for a new way to feed their nicotine habit – and they may have found it.

08/20/2010

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N.J. Police Won’t Enforce Smoking Ban

Smokers can continue lighting up in a northern New Jersey community despite a new anti-smoking ordinance.

08/12/2010

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